Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • big energy saving week

    Alex encourages residents to take control of their bills by taking control of their heating

    October 21st, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Energy bills have soared by almost £300 a year since 2010 while energy company profits have spiralled.  With cold weather fast approaching, many families face having to work harder just to make ends meet, and Alex Cunningham is encouraging residents across the Stockton borough to take greater control of their bills with efficient management of […]

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  • Money

    Alex questions Minister on measures to curb FOBT use

    October 20th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Some of the poorest communities across Teesside continue to be deliberately targeted by betting firms placing Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), Alex Cunningham has warned, and this is having disastrous consequences for individuals and families.   Stockton North’s Member of Parliament has long condemned these practices and, during a recent Question session with the Department […]

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  • Alex & Wear It Pink 2014

    Alex goes pink for breast cancer awareness

    October 20th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Stockton North’s Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, has again shown his support for the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, Wear It Pink day. The theme of Wear It Pink this year is to “look good, do good” in support of breast cancer research.  On Friday, 24 October 2014, […]

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  • Parking

    Alex condemns hospital parking fine regime

    October 20th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham has been reassured that action will be taken to make changes to the controversial new parking scheme at University Hospital of North Tees which has left patients facing fines of up to £70 after emergency visits to the hospital. The scheme, run by private company ParkingEye, uses automatic number plate […]

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  • Alex joins North East MPs in censuring Government failures to protect UK steel industry

    Alex joins North East MPs in censuring Government failures to protect UK steel industry

    October 16th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Joining fellow North East Labour MPs, Alex Cunningham today decried the Government’s efforts to secure the future of the British steel industry following the announcement by Tata Steel that it is in negotiations to sell its long products division. During an Urgent Question tabled in the House of Commons by neighbouring Teesside MP Iain Wright, […]

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